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Two surveys of maternal mortality conducted in Egypt, in 1992-93 and in 2000, collected data from a representative sample of health bureaus covering all of Egypt, except for five frontier governorates which were covered only by the later survey, using the vital registration forms. The numbers of maternal deaths were determined and interviews conducted. The(More)
OBJECTIVES To estimate stillbirth, perinatal (PMR) and neonatal mortality rates (NMR) in Egypt and to assign main causes of death. STUDY DESIGN Data were collected from a representative sample of women who gave birth from 17,521 households which were included in the Egypt Demographic and Health Survey (EDHS) 2000. Comparisons were made between three(More)
Acknowledgments We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to all of those who helped us develop this framework. We would particularly like to thank the CORE group for allowing us to present an earlier version of the framework at their fall meetings in Washington, D.C. Tsuma and their colleagues at the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program office(More)
Objective: To review factors contributing to a 52% drop in Egypt’s maternal mortality ratio (MMR) per 100,000 live births from 174 in 1992–93 to 84 in 2000. Methods: Data on maternal mortality were collected from all 27 governorates in Egypt between 1 January and 31 December 2000. This round of maternal mortality data is compared with the earlier nation(More)
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